My Days as a Nanny and the Difference between Nice and Kind

Once upon a time I was a nanny to two small boys, ages 4 and 2. Being new to the profession I was terrified about every move I made. I was so concerned that even the tiniest thing would scar them for life somehow. It’s amazing when you’re all of the sudden around two...

Do You Need a Negative Energy Detox?

Several months ago I found myself anxiety-ridden and completely void of drive or motivation. I immediately searched for the culprit so I could have some hope of recovering from whatever this was and move forward, but I couldn’t figure it out. Nothing in particular had...

Using the Summer Solstice in Your Yoga Practice

This year’s summer solstice falls on June 21st. The sun rises just north of east and sets just north of west, making it the longest day of the year. Some places will even see at least a sliver of the sun for a full 24 hours. However, the summer solstice is far more...

Mini Me Yoga

Mini Me Yoga is a program that empowers parents, teachers and childcare providers to bring yoga into the lives of children. By creating mindfulness and positive thinking habits in early development, children are more likely to carry these wonderful traits with them...

Why You Should Have a Home and Yoga Studio Practice

Here in the US of A, yoga is becoming more and more of a respected method of healing and working out. Diminishing is the idea that yoga is just a fad trailing behind a hipster dress sense and 101 recipes for kale. And while there have been true western yogis for...